ASK Musings

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September 2006




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After a lovely train ride up to Belfast, I went right to the tourism center and bought a ticket for a bus tour. I’ve seen many amazing things – I really like this city. We drove through Shankhill and Falls road and saw the murals, the peace wall and just barely scratched the surface of the Unionist v Nationalist history. It’s such an interesting and sad history, and I really want to better understand and appreciate it.

I hopped off the bus at Queen’s University to go to the Ulster museum. I listened to BBC recordings of people commenting on their experiences with the Troubles. It was really interesting and heartwrenching to hear people talk about losing loved ones and funeral operators talk about their expressions, the faces of those who were killed so brutally

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